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    New Stephen Ministry Training Program Begins in 2020

    by Gary Ingram

    Do you have gifts for caring, encouragement, and listening? If so, please prayerfully consider becoming a Stephen Minister. We will be training another class of Stephen Ministers early in 2020. Training will take place each Wednesday evening from 7:00-9:00 p.m. from January to May. Stephen Ministers provide emotional and spiritual support and care to people […]

    Hurricane Relief

    by Gary Ingram

    In response to the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian, the Mission Council will be sending $3,000 for Hurricane Relief through the Presbyterian Disaster Agency. If you would like to make a financial contribution to this effort, please click here to donate online or mark “hurricane relief” in the memo section of your check and place […]

    Congrats & Thank You to Dick Bedner!

    by Gary Ingram

    Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity will honor our own Dick Bedner at their Dream Builders’ Gala on Thursday, September 26th. Dick has volunteered for over 14 years to help build affordable homes in our local area. For more information go to www.rvhabitat.org/gala . Congratulations Dick and thank you for your continued commitment to help those […]

    Traveling Library – New Resources for Children & Familes

    by Gary Ingram

    Check out our Traveling Library, bundled collections of child-appropriate books on special themes like loss, divorce or bullying (to name a few). This is a great resource to help families deal with all of life’s situations: happy, sad, or challenging. If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Currie. We now have 13 themes in the […]

    Youth Music Opportunities Fall 2019

    by Gary Ingram

    Hi, everyone! Chris Fortin here. Hope you’re all enjoying the summer. I’m writing to make you aware of music opportunities at BRPC for youth in grades 6 – 12 starting this fall. Here’s a quick look: YOUTH BELL CHOIR Students have rung handbells in various ensembles over the years, but this fall our Youth Bell […]

    Are you Looking for a Way to Help Out a Neighbor in Need?

    by Joelle Strona

    Are you searching for a way to get your family and young children involved in caring for others?  Homeless Solutions provides a hands on opportunity to help feed adults, children and families.  Four times a year, faithful members of our congregation volunteer their time to shop and cook dinner for the Homeless Solutions Shelter in […]

    Knobloch Scholarship Recepients 🎶

    by Gary Ingram

    The Worship and Music Council is pleased to award the Nancy Childs Knobloch Music Scholarship to three very gifted students from BRPC: Hanna Celentano, a sophomore at Bernards High School; Sarah Celentano, a junior at Bernards High School; and Gregor Rankine, a sophomore at New Providence High School. Having already built up an impressive musical […]

    Smile, if you Like Free Money!

    by Gary Ingram

    Do you like to shop on Amazon? Here is a unique way to have your regular purchases help your church! To place an order with Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com and log in with your normal Amazon account. Choose “The Presbyterian Church Basking Ridge” as your charity to support, and 0.5% of your eligible purchases will […]

    Rev. Jones Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary at BRPC!

    by Gary Ingram

    Congratulations to Reverend Dennis Jones who is celebrating his 10-year anniversary as Senior Pastor at BRPC on May 11, 2019.  Dennis’ history in the life of our congregation began in 1979, during his senior year of high school, when friends invited him to youth activities and welcomed him into the life of the church.  That […]